John Charles Hines

Corporal
M CO, 3RD BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
22 February 1947 - 24 August 1970
Cohoes, New York
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1ST MARDIV

7TH MARINES
Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for John Charles Hines

11 Jun 2002

John was killed in action on August 24, 1970, while serving with Mike Company, 3/7 Marines. Before his death he was decorated for his efforts in the rescue of fellow Marines caught up while crossing a raging river. He is survived by his wife and son Randy.

Sheila Shover
sheilas@mdmgr.com

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 3/7 Marines' operations log for August 1970 contains the following entry:

Corporal John Hines died from injuries received in this incident, which occurred about 11 kilometers northeast of Hiep Duc village. As far as is known the other two men wounded survived their injuries.

He is remembered by his comrades in
Mike 3/7 Marines



The point-of-contact for this memorial is
one who remembers,
Sheila Shover
sheilas@mdmgr.com



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 11 Jun 2002
Last updated 04/11/2008